Last Updated: 4th March 2021

Click the links below to further explore the various club rides supported by a ride leader.
Other rides are listed at the bottom of the page. These rides are
NOT official BWW rides and DO NOT have ride leader support. These are simply informal rides by a group of local cyclists, however, these do take place on a regular basis and may be of interest to other cyclists.
 

Sunday Ride


The regular Sunday Ride is the original social ride conducted by BWW. We go for about two hours and finish at a nominated suitable location for refreshments and conversation.
Cooler Months
Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep & Oct
1:00 pm
North Wagga Store carpark.
Hotter Months
Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb & Mar
8:00 am
North Wagga Store carpark.
There are several fixed events during the year which mean that the Sunday Ride isn’t run. These are:
  • Last Sunday in August - End of Winter Ride
  • Sunday of the Labour Day Long Weekend - Gears and Beers Rides
  • Second Sunday of October - Canola Canter

Please be there a few minutes earlier than the nominated time so that you’re there to hear the Ride Leader’s briefing so that you know where to go on the ride and where to go afterwards.

Following are some samples of the various rides undertaken on a Sunday.

Maps with a yellow border can be clicked for more information from RideWithGPS.
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Sunday Ride - Malebo Hill (loop)

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Sunday Ride - CSU (out & back)

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Sunday Ride - Bakers Lane (loop)

 

Coffee Grinds


The Coffee Grinds is a ride of between 25 to 40 kilometres, although some people have been further, on a Wednesday morning.
This ride starts from the Kooringal Tennis Club carpark which is located in Henwood Park just off Lake Albert Road in The Boulevarde.
The ride generally takes about 2 hours. It finishes at the Kooringal Mall for morning tea.
Cooler Months
Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep & Oct
9:30 am
Kooringal Tennis Club carpark.
Hotter Months
Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb & Mar
8:00 am
Kooringal Tennis Club carpark.

Following are some samples of the various rides undertaken on a Wednesday.

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Coffee Grinds - Oura (out & back)

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Coffee Grinds - Big Springs Road (out & back)

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Coffee Grinds - Maxwell Fire Station (out & back)

 

The Fat Tyred Ride


The Fat Tyred Ride is a ride that requires a bike with fat tyres. Held mainly on tracks and cycleways there is little interaction with traffic however some of the terrain requires that you use a bike with suitable tyres. A mountain bike is ideal however a hybrid or touring bike with fat tyres would do the job but it’s definitely not a ride to take a road bike on.

The ride is held on the first Sunday of the month.

The ride leaves from the Wagga Beach at the same time as the regular Sunday Ride. Be there a bit earlier to ensure you are ready to roll at the nominated time.

Following are some samples of the various rides undertaken for the Fat Tyred Ride.

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Fat Tyred Ride - Boiling Down Road (loop)

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Fat Tyred Ride - River Road (loop)

 

The Long Ride


The Long Ride is a road ride of about 100 kms. There are a number of loop rides available so it’s a good way to get out and about the local area. This ride is generally held on the second Saturday or Sunday of the month.

As these rides are organised on an ad hoc basis (month to month) the starting venue, date, day and time vary.

Following are some samples of the various rides undertaken for the Long Ride.

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Long Ride - Collingullie loop

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Long Ride - Mangoplah loop

Other Rides


Club members participate in two other rides during the week. These rides are NOT supported with a ride leader.
These may be of interest to other cyclists.

Thursday Ladies' Fat Tyred Ride

Cooler Months
Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep & Oct
9:00 am
The ride leaves from the Lake Albert Shared Pathway, on Lakeside Drive just down from the Lake Albert Road corner.
Hotter Months
Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb & Mar
8:00 am
The ride leaves from the Lake Albert Shared Pathway, on Lakeside Drive just down from the Lake Albert Road corner.
Please note: Because of the unpredictable nature of the weather in the mornings in early Autumn and Spring the start times may vary in March and October.
In March it could be a later start and in October an earlier start than those listed above.

The TLFTR is named as such because the ladies were the first to organise the ride but it is open to all riders. You will need a mountain bike or a hybrid bike as the course chosen is often off road on bike trails/tracks and gravel roads. The ride lasts for approximately 2 hours.
A finish location is nominated before the ride starts and is usually a suitable location for refreshments and conversation.

Friday Rides

The Friday Road Ride, will start, as per the hotter and cooler month's calendar, from the corner of Plumpton Rd & Nelson Drive (Boat Club), and follow the route via Plumpton Rd, Springvale Dr, Featherwood Rd, Holbrook Rd, Oxley Bridge Rd to the Quinty Bakery arriving about 10.30am.
The return route will be decided over coffee.


The Friday Off Road Ride will start, as per the hotter and cooler month's calendar leaving at the same time as the lower average road bike riders, from the corner of Plumpton Rd & Nelson Drive (Boat Club) travelling via Plumpton Rd, Rowen Rd, Holbrook Rd, 13 Mile Reserve, Oxley Bridge Rd to the Quinty Bakery arriving about 10.30am.
The return route will be decided over coffee.
Cooler Months
Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep & Oct
8:45 am
This start time is more suitable for riders that like to average no more than 25 km/h.

9:00 am
The fast riders leave at this time - the average speed for this group is 25-30 km/h.
Hotter Months
Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb & Mar
7:45 am
This start time is more suitable for riders that like to average no more than 25 km/h.

8:00 am
The fast riders leave at this time - the average speed for this group is 25-30 km/h.